New Fire Chief I - Challenging Issues

NFA096 - 11.00 Hours


  • Details
    7/16/2018 - 7/17/2018
    San Antonio TX
    FP  NFA096  6

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


NFA logoThis course is designed to develop the managerial, administrative, and leadership skills necessary for the first time fire chief and chief officer who desire a leadership position in their department. This course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a fire chief including such topics as local politics and the role of the chief officer, liability and risk management, resources and items of knowledge needed to become a first time leader in a new position in their agency.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Responsibilities of the Fire Chief+Politics+Liability/Risk Management+Toolbox/Resources

Suggested Audience

The class is intended primarily for those who have served or will begin to serve soon in leadership positions and who seek to learn more effective ways of managing and leading their agency. The primary audience for this course include

  • new or emerging chief officers in a volunteer or combination fire department or emergency service organization.
  • person who is a new career chief, department leader or emerging leader of fire department or emergency service organization

This course is open to all interested emergency services personnel including volunteer, career, and allied professionals.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Contact Information


    Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

    Other Information

    To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

    To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

    Classroom only.

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